Jerry Larsen

Drummer/ percussionist Jerry Larsen was born in Chicago, Illinois, and began playing drums, in drum & bugle corp, in Wisconsin,at 12 years old. He began playing in rock band, Nebula, at age 13, and in the following years, played with The Embarassing Stains and The Mike Stephens Band. He also took lessons with reknowned midwest jazz/ fusion drummer Tony Wagner. At age 25, he moved to Colorado, and has been in many area bands including: Urban Legend, Déjà Vu, Shadowmasters, Blue Sky, Badman Jack, The Sirens, Spooky And The Boogeymen, Cole Campbell And Rattlebone, The Strays and The Powderhounds. His versatility, groove, feel and over 35 years experience have also provided him many fill ins with other bands. He has recorded with Shadowmasters, country artist Dennis Barker, and Cole Campbell And Rattlebone. His musical influences are classic and alternative rock, jazz, fusion, latin and funk. His drumming influences include, Steve Gadd, Vinnie Colaiuta, Neal Peart, and Carter Beauford.